QR codes use at Trinity College teach an online privacy lesson

QR Codes and mobile Security

A mysterious quick response code was displayed at various places throughout the University campus. Over the short while, QR codes have been posted at a number of different spots across the campus of Trinity College, Dublin, as a type of projection that has left students, staff, and faculty members wondering where it could lead and who was behind it. When scanned, these quick response codes led to a website requesting the device user’s personal details. Over a short period of time, the QR codes were scanned more than 100 times,…

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